Cultivar: Ariadne

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Ariadne
Acquired: 2013

1918-B006-I:23 see Albiflora, The Bride 1921-B014:20 Symposium II rating: 8.5 1923-SPN:351 see Albiflora, The Bride 1928-B:69 Single. 8.4 (Sym. 1921). Syn., La Fiancee, White. 1928-... Read more

Cultivar Group: Paeonia lutea hybrid
Introduced: 1977
Breeder: Daphnis
Country of Origin: USA
Color - Authentic: multi
Season: Midseason

Updated February 9, 2016

 
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This cultivar is owned by
Nichols Arboretum
 

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort ascending Found At Currently Present Last Verified
14235 Nichols Arboretum no

Incidences of this Cultivar Around the World

Accession Numbersort ascending Found At
14235 Nichols Arboretum
Historical Significance:

1918-B006-I:23 see Albiflora, The Bride

1921-B014:20 Symposium II rating: 8.5

1923-SPN:351 see Albiflora, The Bride

1928-B:69 Single. 8.4 (Sym. 1921). Syn., La Fiancee, White.

1928-B-d:146 Single type; large; early. Pure white, saucer-like blooms with long petals rounded at the ends and a center of long yellow stamens and greenish carpels, white at base and tips. Medium height; very prolific; stems weak. Foliage large. One of the most popular white single peonies. It would be a better decorative plant if the stems were stronger. Conceded to be identical with LA FIANC√ČE. This was formerly catalogued as Albiflora, The Bride, but Albiflora is used now to designate the species only.

1938-W&D:118 (Dessert, 1902) 8.4 see Edith West. Single.

1976-K:098 (Dessert, 1902) Formerly ALBIFLORA, THE BRIDE. Syn. LA FIANCEE. Single - White - Early. Medium height. Large. Pure white, saucer-like blooms with long petals rounded at the ends and a center of long yellow stamens and greenish carpels, white at base and tips. Very prolific, stems weak. Foliage large. Conceded to be identical with La Fiancee. M.

Historical Color:

1928 - White

1928 - Pure white, with a center of long yellow stamens and greenish carpels, white at base and tips

1976 - Pure white, with a center of long yellow stamens and greenish carpels, white at base and tips

Scent - Historical:

Not particularly fragrant

Historic information about this cultivar includes published information courtesy of the American Peony Society.

 

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In 1922 the Regents of the University of Michigan appropriated $2,000 to establish the Peony Garden at the Nichols Arboretum.
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